Here’s some news making the rounds in the beer world:
-The maker’s of Sam Adams and venerable German brewer Weihenstephan have announced they are teaming up to create and brew a new beer. The yet-to-be-named beer will feature on ABV of 10 percent and come with corks as opposed to caps. The makers describe it as a “crisp pale brew.” Added Boston Beer CEO Jim Koch: ”We’re creating a brand, a product that never existed before, a very premium brand.”
-So did you hear the one about the black bear in Wisconsin that sauntered into the grocery store and headed straight for the beer cooler? That’s not a joke.
-Here’s a review of George Wendt’s book “Drinking with George: A Barstool Professional’s Guide to Beer.” Wendt is better known as Norm from “Cheers.”
-A Wisconsin woman has started holding a church service at a bar.
-A week-long beer festival in Cleveland will wrap up this weekend. I don’t really expect any of my readers will now ship off to Cleveland to catch the last few days. Especially if you saw this or this!